2009 Acura TL Priced At $34,995

Fancy a bit of buck-toothed big Acura style? The 2009 Acura TL » 9/16/08 3:40pm 9/16/08 3:40pm starts at $34,995. That will buy you a 3.5-Liter V6 and an automatic transmission (a manual is coming next year). Speed freaks will want to spend up to the $38,505 Super Handling All Wheel Drive-equipped model with the 3.7-liter, 305 HP V6 (the most…

2009 Acura TL, Revealed: SH-AWD Is The New Type-S

You'll be reading the boss-man's official review of the new 2009 Acura TL and the Type-S-replacing 2009 Acura TL SH-AWD later this week. But, since everyone else is doing it, here's our drop of embargoed details. For starters, mock the big buck-toothed front end if you will — frankly, we've already beat that horse to… » 8/11/08 9:20am 8/11/08 9:20am

2009 Acura TL Interior Gets Up-Close And Personal

We've seen plenty of the 2009 Acura TL's jagged exterior, but not much of what appears to be a newly-swankified interior until now. Though we're assuming from the language on some of the buttons that this isn't a US-spec model, the basic layout you see here will likely be much the same as what you'll find in stateside… » 8/04/08 11:00am 8/04/08 11:00am

2009 Acura TL Caught In Natural Habitat, The Golf Course

We've already seen the big-nosed front end reveal of the 2009 Acura TL, but Flickr user buckeye01 managed to snag a beautiful close-up set of pics while out at the links. We finally get an up-close look at the rear of the new TL and also a peek inside. Unfortunately, all we see in the cabin is some shapely dash… » 7/21/08 6:00pm 7/21/08 6:00pm

2009 Acura TL Type-S Shows Us All Four Pipes In Tacoma

We've already had a good first look at the 2009 Acura TL so when we got a tip from Exit133 that they had a long-range photo of the new TL being used for a commercial in Tacoma we weren't hopeful there would be much news. Alas, unlike the rear end of 2009 TL we've already spotted around town a few times, you can make… » 7/14/08 4:00pm 7/14/08 4:00pm

2009 Acura TL Finally Smiles Its Toothy Grin For The Camera

In a surprise this evening, Honda's decided to drop the embargo on the new 2009 Acura TL after so many teasing spy photos. Unfortunately, instead of the photo, they should have dropped the height of their front wheel arches. Yup, those suckers are higher than a Cheech & Chong movie. But, the good news is the 2009 TL… » 7/11/08 1:35am 7/11/08 1:35am

2009 Acura TL Shows Us Its Rear End Yet Again

Jalopnik reader Peter snapped this shot of the 2009 Acura TL on the byways of its Ohio birthplace, yet again showing us it's newly-shaped rear in spandex. Doesn't it know how it looks in that? However, we are hearing we'll see it in the nude in short order. » 7/07/08 8:00pm 7/07/08 8:00pm

2009 Acura TL Shvitzing In The Hot Desert Heat

During a drive through California's Mojave Desert, Automotive Traveler came across a 2009 Acura TL undergoing what looks to be some serious hot weather testing. We're not saying it's a sauna or anything, but we think maybe the new TL should ditch some of that camouflage to cool down. Although the guys who spotted it… » 6/24/08 6:30pm 6/24/08 6:30pm

2009 Acura TL, Redux

With its pronounced grille and sharp trunk line, the 2009 Acura TL is like Waldo in a Caravaggio painting, easy to spot. We've parsed the rumors regarding the new TL and even seen some pics of the 2009 Acura TL last night. Thanks to Joe A., we now have more photos of a pair of what could only be TL's followed by a… » 5/19/08 10:58pm 5/19/08 10:58pm

2009 Acura TL

Yesterday we gave you a run-down on the details and rumors we'd recently heard on the 2009 Acura TL. Today we've got confirmation on some of those rumors. Well, at least the part about what to expect from the new TL's design. Our Honda-loving buddies at the Temple of VTec have snagged themselves some spy photos of the… » 5/18/08 11:45am 5/18/08 11:45am

2009 Acura TL: More Details Revealed?

One of the Honda forum fan-boys over at The Temple of VTEC claims to have seen a brand spankin' new 2009 Acura TL — most likely at the April dealer conference where we'd heard the big dealers got a chance to ogle the new four-door in the shiny flesh. While we're not expecting to see the bed sheet slide off the skin of… » 5/17/08 3:22pm 5/17/08 3:22pm

2009 Acura TL: What To Expect From The New TL, TL Type-S

Some say he has a tattoo of a Saleen S7 on his rear end. Others tell us he was born with a penchant for oil rather than his mum's milk. All we know is he's called the Auto Insider and he's always ready to provide the scoop from the other side of Eight Mile.

UPDATE: More details on the 2009 TL are seeing the light of… » 3/26/08 3:00pm 3/26/08 3:00pm